A Human Voyage: Exploring Biological Anthropology by Anne KeenleysideA Human Voyage: Exploring Biological Anthropology by Anne Keenleyside

A Human Voyage: Exploring Biological Anthropology

byAnne Keenleyside, Richard Lazenby

Paperback | September 19, 2014

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A Human Voyage is a ground-up Canadian text designed to help students understand biological anthropology and the evolution of humanity. Comprehensive, balanced, and well-written, it features Canadian contributions, along with research from around the world. This book is written for students with little to no background in biological anthropology, with the goal of making the story of human evolution accessible and enjoyable.
Professor Keenleyside's research interests focus on the skeletal biology and paleopathology of northern indigenous populations of Canada and Alaska, and on Greek populations of the Black Sea region. She has also recently begun exploring the diet of past populations using stable isotope analysis. She has conducted fieldwork in the Canad...
Title:A Human Voyage: Exploring Biological AnthropologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 10.81 × 8.5 × 0.65 inPublished:September 19, 2014Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176531912

ISBN - 13:9780176531911

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Table of Contents

Part One: Deep CurrentsChapter 1: Introduction to Biological Anthropology Chapter 2: Science and the Development of Evolutionary Theory Chapter 3: The Biological Basis of Human Variation Chapter 4: From Variant to Species Part Two: Tropical CurrentsChapter 5: What It Means to Be a Primate Chapter 6: Primate Behavioural Ecology Chapter 7: Primate Evolution Part Three: Ancient CurrentsChapter 8: What It Means to Be a Hominin Chapter 9: Hominin Origins: From Ape to Australopithecine Chapter 10: The Emergence of the Genus Homo Chapter 11: The Advent of Humanity Chapter 12: The Emergence of Anatomically Modern Humans Part Four: Modern CurrentsChapter 13: Contemplating Modern Human Diversity Chapter 14: Biology of Contemporary and Past Populations Chapter 15: Biological Anthropology as Applied Science Chapter 16: Human Legacies, Human Prospects Appendix A Appendix B